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Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

By September 15, 2014

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Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?

By September 11, 2014

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Sidecar says 13,000 passengers share rides, fares with strangers

Lyft and Uber both announced they're getting into shared rides, but Sidecar says it's been testing carpooling options for months.

By August 6, 2014

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Ride-sharing service Sidecar lets drivers name their own prices

The peer-to-peer driving service launches a marketplace model in hopes of becoming the Airbnb of ride-sharing.

By February 19, 2014

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SideCar sues Austin, claiming its ride-sharing service is legit

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing service claims the Texas capital's city council is misinterpreting the law and illegally attempting to regulate its business.

By March 12, 2013

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To avoid the cops, SideCar making all SXSW rides free

The startup, which lets drivers pick up riders like a taxi service, was risking having its drivers charged with a crime for charging riders. Making all SXSW rides free may be a solution.

By March 7, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar get tentative green light in Calif.

The California Public Utilities Commission issues a proposal that would allow drivers working for ride-sharing apps to freely take to the road if they agree to certain guidelines.

By July 30, 2013

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Uber, Lyft, Sidecar get cease-and-desist letters from LA

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation is ordering the three ride-sharing apps to halt all vehicle operations "immediately." However, the companies say there aren't grounds for such demands.

By June 25, 2013

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SideCar mobile app lets you grab a car ride with local drivers

A new app for iOS and Android can hook you up with people willing to drive you to a local destination.

By June 26, 2012

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Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service

Controversial car-summoning app Uber says it will roll out service in places where regulators aren't restricting already existing rideshare businesses.

By April 12, 2013